The Flowering Almond is impressive when in flower, It can be pruned and trained to fit various functions in the landscape and but its maintenance is otherwise low; a back of the border type plant. It is very hardy, rarely affected by pests or diseases, and tolerant of an urban environment which makes it a worthwhile consideration for the landscape. Birds, butterflies and small animals are attracted to the pink pompom-like flowers and add value to its use in the garden.
15 feet high 6 feet wide
Prune after blooming to keep dense and lush
Showy pink blooms in Spring
Cut off root suckers when they appear
In summer the foliage is medium green and turns yellow to bronze in autumn. The bark is dark reddish brown and the buds are dark brown. Flowers are light pink often fading to white.